The plant with a bud
A closse up of the flower 6-14-04 Tampa Bay, FL
Flowering June 14, 2004 Tampa Bay, FL
Seedpod forming, June - July 2004
Seeds in July 2004
Seedling in the greenhouse. Slow to germinate (6-8 weeks).
The blooms are so different but some what small.
A shot of the tuberous roots
White-veined Dutchman's Pipevine growing on a low trellis in partial shade
Aristolochia fimbriata, White Veined Dutchman's Pipe, the small plant close up.
Aristolochia fimbriata, White Veined Dutchman's Pipe, the adorable flower.
Aristolochia fimbriata, White Veined Dutchman's Pipe, the adorable flower only lasts one day.
Aristolochia fimbriata, White Veined Dutchman's Pipe, the adorable flower only lasts one day and is about two inches long.
Seedlings outside in Florida. (March 2008) Germination less than 2 weeks.
This bloom is on a 2 year old pipevine
my patch has tripled in 3 yrs. Presently recuperating from a recent caterpillar banquet
a. Fimbriata: a delicacy for the pipevine swallowtail caterpillar
Aristolochia fimbriata - approx. 4 years old, growing in fairly deep shade, Zone 8b/9a, sprawling growth habit
A Daddy Longlegs checks out the Pipe
Close up of a leaf.
Foliage finally emerging early June 2011
Seedpod in late July 2011.
A patch of this plant with rhodophiala bifida growing thru it. Richmond TX, z9a, 09/26/2013
Richmond TX, z9a, 09/26/2013
Foliage closeup. Richmond TX, z9a, 09/26/2013
I have this wonderful little plant coming up all over my yard and in digging them up I had the oppertunity to get a good look at the roots. This is how they look almost like a carrot/
See nothing? that's b/c caterpillars have devoured it, usually a 48 hr process. Not worries, plant recovers in two weeks.
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